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Your Complete Guide to Real Estate Advertising Abbreviations!

Written by: Micky

Your Complete Guide to Real Estate Advertising Abbreviations!

Who else reads the classified advertising for rental properties and is left wondering what does that abbreviation mean?  What’s an APPT, or LUG, or a HWS?

Here’s a list of the most common abbreviations used by Property Managers  to describe a property with abbreviations with advertising. 

A/C – air conditioning ADJ – adjacent ADV – advance
APPT – appointment APT – apartment AVAIL – available
BALC – balcony BRM – bedroom BDS – bed-sitter
BIR – built-in wardrobes BK – back BV – brick veneer
CL – close COMP – comprises C/PORT – carport
CPLE – couple DF – double fronted DIN – dining room
DIST – distance DBLE – double DTE – down to earth
D/W – dishwasher ELEC – electricity ENT – entrance
EXC – excellent EXEC – executive EXP – expenses
EXT – external F/B – full brick FACS – facilities
FAM – family F/F – fully furnished FTGS – fittings
FLR – floor FURN – furnished HTG – heating
HWS – hot water system INCL – includes INSP – inspect
INT – internal LGE – large LNGE – lounge
LOC – location LU – lock-up LUG – lock-up garage
LUX – luxury M/A – mature age MED – medium
MINS – minutes MOD – modern NEG – negotiable
OFP – open fireplace ONO – or nearest offer O/S – overseas
OSP – off street parking OYO – own your own PCM – per calendar month
PFN – per fortnight PW – per week R/O – room only
REF – references RES – residence RMS – rooms
ROW – right of way SC – self contained SEP – separate
SEC – security SGL – single SM – small
SPAC – spacious S/S – stainless steel TRANS – transport
UCP – under-cover parking U/F – unfurnished WLK – walk
WB – weather board WC – toilet WIR – walk-in robe
W/R – wardrobe WKS – weeks WW – wall to wall (carpet)
YRD – yard    

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